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Nigerians Suffering From Buhari’s Policies, Tinubu Shouldn’t Be Held Responsible — Oshiomole

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Adams Oshiomhole, senator representing Edo north, says Nigerians are still suffering the “consequences” of the “reckless” policies of former President Muhammadu Buhari.

Oshiomole, speaking during an interview on Channels Television on Sunday, said President Tinubu should not be held responsible for the right or wrong decisions taken by the previous administration.

During the interview, the senator was asked if it is not his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), that has brought Nigeria to its current economic depression.

Oshiomhole responded by saying he always places national interest above partisan interests, adding that he criticised the administration of Buhari for some of its policies.

He narrated how he rejected the currency redesign policy initiated by the previous administration, which he said caused Nigerians so much pain.

“My first loyalty is to the Nigerian nation. At some point, before the last president left office, I lamented loudly what I saw as reckless policies that were designed to dehumanise the population that was already in pain,” he said.

“I felt that it is not what the then president promised. I dissociated myself from those policies and I’m happy that I was not the only one.

“There were governors who approached the court to denounce some of those policies.

“It is the long term consequences of those policies that we are still grappling with now.”

Speaking further, he said although it was his party that was in power in the last administration, Tinubu was not a member of the cabinet or an adviser.

“Yes, it is our party platform. Like Tinubu also said, he was not a minister or adviser. He never took a contract in that government and he cannot be held responsible for what the government did right or wrong,” he added.

Buhari ruled Nigeria on the APC platform from 2015 to 2023, and handed over to Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the party in the last general election.

In the buildup to the 2023 elections, Tinubu repeatedly promised Nigerians that he would build on Buhari’s legacy.

Tinubu also commended the “achievements” of the Buhari-led administration on the campaign trail.

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Olori Omo Oba Hit 67 And Still Waxing Stronger By Seun Oloketuyi

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Alhaji Wasiu Omo Gbolahan Olasunkami Adewale Ayinde is a man of destiny, focused and passionate about what he wants.

Or, what do you call a man, who rose from the streets of Isale Eko chasing his dreams to be a musician highly insipired by Islamic beliefs before trying out as an actor and then going back fully to Fuji, a genre of music that has blessed him and vice-versa.

Over the years, the princely singer from the Fidipote family has remained focused with his eyes firm on the crystal balls.

Despite his royal status, the Ijebu people, humanity, building bridges and indeed the entertainment industry have been the better for it as he remains one of the biggest act from Africa as at today.

KWAM 1 or K1- de Ultimate as many love to call him, loves his root – the Yoruba people – and undoubtedly, he loves his Ijebu root more and that’s why he has moved back home for about a decade.

Since moving back to Ijebu, he has established businesses and continues helping the development of the land.

Little wonder, the Awujale of Ijebuland, the highly respected Monarch, sees KWAM 1’s efforts and contribution to the growth of the revered Ijebuland and decided to reward him by bestowing upon him the important title of Olori Omo Oba – a position formerly occupied by banking doyen Otunba Subomi Balogun until his demise.

Alhaji Wasiu is 67 today in good health and we pray his tenure is peaceful and brings progress.

Long May you live Olori Omo Oba

Long May you live Awujale

Long May Ijebu prosper

 

Seun Oloketuyi is the Producer of Awujale Biopic

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BREAKING: Veteran Nollywood Actor Mr Ibu Dies At 62

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Nollywood veteran actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu is dead.

It was gathered that the Nollywood Legend who was amputated in both legs last year reportedly passed away on Saturday evening at Evercare Hospital.

Recall that there had been speculations about his demise following his absence from limelight for over three years before the news of him being bedridden went viral.

Mr Ibu, in 2019, alleged that his kinsmen paid some of his domestic workers to poison him because of his successful career.

In May 2022, the comic actor again alleged that he was poisoned for the third time.

 

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Environment Commissioner Tokunbo Wahab Urges Citizens To Take Responsibility For Cleaner Lagos

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In his quest of promoting a cleaner and greener Lagos, the Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, has issued a set of directives aimed at curbing environmental degradation in the state.

With a post on his official X (formerly known as Twitter) account, Wahab outlined five key actions for residents to adhere to, emphasizing the collective responsibility for a cleaner environment.

Firstly, Wahab urged motorists not to litter roads by throwing dirt from their vehicles. He emphasized the importance of keeping roads clean and free from debris, which not only improves aesthetics but also prevents environmental pollution.

Additionally, he discouraged the habit of dropping waste by the roadside or on medians, stressing the need for proper waste disposal methods. Wahab highlighted the adverse effects of littering on public health and the environment, urging citizens to use designated waste bins.

Furthermore, Wahab emphasized the importance of keeping drains and gutters free from trash, as clogged drainage systems contribute to flooding and water pollution. He called on residents to refrain from dumping waste in these channels, which are crucial for water flow during heavy rainfall.

In a move to enhance pedestrian safety and traffic flow, Wahab reminded residents to utilize pedestrian bridges when crossing major roads. This measure aims to reduce accidents and streamline traffic, contributing to overall road safety.

Lastly, Wahab urged citizens to report any environmental issues or infractions to the appropriate authorities promptly. By reporting problems such as illegal dumping, pollution, or blocked drains, residents can play an active role in maintaining a clean and sustainable environment.

The campaign, tagged #CleanerLagos #GreenerLagos, emphasizes individual responsibility in achieving a cleaner and more environmentally friendly city. Wahab’s call to action underscores the importance of collective efforts in preserving Lagos’ natural beauty and ensuring a healthier future for all residents.

 

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